ICWSM 2019 Accepted Papers

Full Papers

Race, Ethnicity and National Origin-based Discrimination in Social Media and Hate Crimes Across 100 U.S. Cities
Kunal Relia, Zhengyi Li, Stephanie H Cook, Rumi Chunara

Unsupervised Phrase Topic Viewpoint Framework for Contrastive Reasons Summarization from Online Debate
Amine Trabelsi, Osmar Zaiane

Bias Misperceived: The Role of Partisanship and Misinformation in YouTube Comment Moderation
Shan Jiang, Ronald E Robertson, Christo Wilson

A Large-Scale Study of ISIS Social Media Strategy
Majid Alfifi, James Caverlee, Parisa Kaghazgaran, Fred Morstatter

Political Discussions in Homogeneous and Cross-Cutting Communication Spaces: Interaction Patterns and Linguistic Strategies on Reddit
Jisun An, Haewoon Kwak, Oliver Posegga, Andreas Jungherr

Gender Differences in the Global Music Industry: Evidence from MusicBrainz and The Echo Nest
Emoke Agnes Horvat, Yixue Wang

On the Migration of Researchers across Scientific Domains
Soumajit Pramanik, Surya Teja Gora, Ravi Sundaram, Niloy Ganguly, Bivas Mitra

Digital Engagement between Citizens and Members of Parliament in the UK
Pushkal Agarwal, Nishanth Sastry, Edward Wood

Filtered Food and Nofilter Landscapes
Saeideh Bakhshi, Lyndon Kennedy, Eric Gilbert, David A. Shamma

Extracting Inter-community Conflicts in Reddit
Srayan Datta, Eytan Adar

Measuring the Importance of User-Generated Content to Search Engines
Nicholas Vincent, Isaac Johnson, Patrick Sheehan, Brent Hecht

"I just want to feel safe": A Diary Study of Safety Perceptions on Social Media
Elissa M Redmiles, Jessica Bodford, Lindsay Blackwell

A Generative Model for Discovering Action-Based Roles and Community Role Compositions on Community Question Answering Platforms
Chase Geigle, Himel Dev, Hari Sundaram, ChengXiang Zhai

Detecting Journalism in the Age of Social Media: Three Experiments in Classifying Journalists on Twitter
Li Zeng, Dharma Dailey, Owla Mohamed, Kate Starbird, Emma Spiro

"Woman-Metal-White vs Man-Dress-Shorts": Combining Social, Temporal and Image Signals to Understand Popularity of Pinterest Fashion Boards
Suman Kalyan Maity, Anshit Chaudhary, Animesh Mukherjee

Multimodal Social Media Analysis for Gang Violence Prevention
Philipp Blandfort, Desmond Upton Patton, William R. Frey, Svebor Karaman, Surabhi Bhargava, Fei-Tzin Lee, Siddharth Varia, Chris Kedzie, Michael B. Gaskell, Rossano Schifanella, Kathleen McKeown, Shih-Fu Chang

Understanding and Measuring Psychological Stress using Social Media
Sharath Chandra Guntuku, Anneke Buffone, Kokil Jaidka, Johannes Eichstaedt, Lyle Ungar

Willingness of Crowds
Vincent Marmion

View, Like, Comment, Post: Analyzing User Engagement by Topic at 4 Levels Across 5 Social Media Platforms for 53 News Organizations
Kholoud Khalil Aldous, Jisun An, Bernard J Jansen

Linguistic Cues to Deception: Identifying Political Trolls on Social Media
Aseel Addawood, Adam Badawy, Kristina Lerman, Emilio Ferrara

A Social Media Study on the Effects of Psychiatric Medication Use
Koustuv Saha, Benjamin Sugar, John Torous, Bruno Abrahao, Emre Kiciman, Munmun De Choudhury

Detecting Potential Warning Behaviors of Ideological Radicalization in an Alt-Right Subreddit
Ted Grover, Gloria Mark

Rating Reliability and Bias in News Articles: Does AI Assistance Help Everyone?
Benjamin D. Horne, Dorit Nevo, John O'Donovan, Jin-Hee Cho, Sibel Adali

Language of Dialogue is Complex
Luca Maria Aiello, Alexander Roberston, Daniele Quercia

Studying Cultural Differences in Emoji Usage across the East and the West
Sharath Chandra Guntuku, Mingyang Li, Louis Tay, Lyle Ungar

Thou shalt not hate: Countering online hate speech
Binny Mathew, Punyajoy Saha, Mr Hardik Tharad, Subham Rajgaria, Prajwal Singhania, Suman Kalyan Maity, Pawan Goyal, Animesh Mukherjee

What Twitter Profile and Posted Images Reveal about Depression and Anxiety
Sharath Chandra Guntuku, Daniel Preotiuc-Pietro, Johannes Eichstaedt, Lyle Ungar

TOmCAT: Target-Oriented Crowd Review ATtacks and Countermeasures
parisa kaghazgaran, James Caverlee, Majid Alfifi

Environmental Changes and the Dynamics of Musical Identity
Samuel Frederick Way, Santiago Gil, Dr Ian Anderson, Aaron Clauset

Using platform signals for distinguishing discourses: The case of Men's Rights and Men's Liberation on Reddit
Jack LaViolette, Bernie Hogan

Eliciting New Wikipedia Users' Interests via Automatically Mined Questionnaires: For a Warm Welcome, Not a Cold Start
Ramtin Yazdanian, Leila Zia, Jonathan T Morgan, Bahodir Mansurov, Robert West

Understanding Professional Skill Development and Economic Inequality Across U.S. Cities Using Internet Search Queries
Shagun Jhaver, Justin Cranshaw, Scott Counts

Different Spirals of Sameness: A Study of Content Sharing in Mainstream and Alternative Media
Benjamin D. Horne, Jeppe Nørregaard, Sibel Adali

Detecting Social Bots on Facebook in an Information Veracity Context
Giovanni C Santia, Munif Ishad Mujib, Jake Ryland Williams

The Use of Deep Learning Distributed Representations in the Identification of Abusive Text
Hao Chen, Susan McKeever, Sarah Jane Delany

Hot Streaks on Social Media
Kiran Garimella, Robert West

Fairness in Proprietary Image Tagging Algorithms: A Cross-Platform Audit on People Images
Kyriakos Kyriakou, Pinar Barlas, Styliani Kleanthous Loizou, Jahna Otterbacher

SENPAI: Supporting Exploratory Text Analysis through Semantic & Syntactic Pattern Inspection
Mattia Samory, Tanushree Mitra

Contextual Affective Analysis:A Case Study of People Portrayals in Online #MeToo Stories
Anjalie Field, Gayatri Bhat, Yulia Tsvetkov Tsvetkov

Empirical Analysis of the Relation between Community Structure and Cascading Retweet Diffusion
Sho Tsugawa

The News We Like Are Not the News We Visit: News Categories Popularity in Usage Data
Zied Ben Houidi, Giuseppe Scavo, Stefano Traverso, Renata Teixeira, Marco Mellia, Soumen Ganguly

Using Search Queries to Understand Health Information Needs in Africa
Rediet Abebe, Shawndra Hill, Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, Peter M. Small, Andrew Schwartz

Adapting Sequence to Sequence models for Text Normalization in Social Media
Ismini Lourentzou, Kabir Manghnani, ChengXiang Zhai

Who should be the captain this week? Leveraging inferred diversity-enhanced crowd wisdom for a Fantasy Premier League prediction task
Shreyansh Bhatt, Keke Chen, Valerie L. Shalin, Amit Sheth, Brandon Minnery

Analyzing the Traits and Anomalies of Political Discussions on Reddit
Anna Guimar„es, Oana Balalau, Erisa Terolli, Gerhard Weikum

Polarized, Together: Comparing Partisan Support for Trump's Tweets Using Survey and Platform-based Measures
Kenneth Joseph, Briony Swire-Thompson, Hannah Masuga, Matthew Baum, David Lazer

Self-Disclosure of Bullying Experiences and Social Support in Avatar Communication: Analysis of Verbal and Nonverbal Communications
Masanori Takano, Takaaki Tsunoda

Participation of New Editors After Times of Shock on Wikipedia
Ark Fangzhou Zhang, Ruihan Wang, Eric Blohm, Ceren Budak, Lionel Peter Robert, Daniel Romero

More Than Money: Correlation Among Worker Demographics, Motivations, and Participation in Online Labor Markets
Wei-Chu Chen, Siddharth Suri, Mary Gray

Uncertainty During New Disease Outbreaks in Wikipedia
Reham Al Tamime, Richard Giordano, Wendy Hall

Smart, Responsible, and Upper Caste Only: Measuring Caste Attitudes through Large-Scale Analysis of Matrimonial Profiles
Ashwin Rajadesingan, Ramaswami Mahalingam, David Jurgens

Dataset Papers

WikiLinkGraphs: A complete, longitudinal and multi-language dataset of the Wikipedia link networks
Cristian Consonni, David Laniado, Alberto Montresor

Shouting Into The Void: A Database of The Alternative Social Media Platform Gab.ai
Gabriel Fair, Ryan Wesslen

News Sharing Users Behaviour on Twitter: A Comprehensive Data Collection Including News Articles and Social Interactions
Giovanni Brena, Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri, Marco Di Giovanni, Francesco Pierri, Giorgia Ramponi

Mastodon Content Warnings:Inappropriate Contents in a Microblogging Platform
Matteo Zignani, Christian Quadri, Alessia Galdeman, Sabrina Gaito, Gian Paolo Rossi

FA-KES: A Fake News Dataset about the Syrian War
Fatima K. Abu Salem, Roaa Al Feel, Shady Elbassuoni, Mohamad Jaber, May Farah

NELA-GT-2018: A Large Multi-Labelled News Dataset for the Study of Misinformation in News Articles
Jeppe Nørregaard, Benjamin D. Horne, Sibel Adali

Sharing emotions at scale: The Vent dataset
Nikolaos Lykousas, Constantinos Patsakis, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Vicenç Gómez

Social B(eye)as: Human and machine descriptions of people images
Pinar Barlas, Kyriakos Kyriakou, Styliani Kleanthous Loizou, Jahna Otterbacher

Wikipedia Cultural Diversity Dataset: A Complete Cartography for 300 Language Editions
Marc Miquel-Ribé, David Laniado

Poster Papers

To interpret or not to interpret PCA? This is our question
Dan Vilenchik, Barak Yichye, Maor Abutbul

Demographic Differentials in Facebook Access around the World
Beatriz Sofia Gil Clavel, Emilio Zagheni

Dumping the Closet Skeletons Online: Exploring the Guilty Information Disclosure Behavior on Social Media
Yukun Yang, Yeman Huang

Identifying Cross-Cultural Visual Food Tastes with Online Recipe Platforms
Qing Zhang, Christoph Trattner, David Elsweiler, Bernd Ludwig

From "Welcome New Gabbers" to the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: The Evolution of Gab
Reid McIlroy-Young, Ashton Anderson

A Co-Training Model with Label Propagation on a Bipartite Graph to Identify Online Users with Disabilities
Xing Yu, Sunandan Chakraborty, Erin Brady

Explaining Multimodal Deceptive News Prediction Models
Svitlana Volkova, Ellyn Ayton, Dustin L Arendt, Zhuanyi Huang, Brian Hutchinson

Call For Democracy: Comparative Analysis of Online Petition Signing in Two Sister Platforms
Pablo Aragón, Dr Scott A. Hale, Chico Q. Camargo, Helen Margetts, Taha Yasseri, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Vicenç Gómez


WhatsApp Monitor: A Fact-Checking System for WhatsApp
Philipe de Freitas Melo, Johnnatan Messias, Gustavo Jota Resende, Kiran Garimella, Fabricio Benevenuto, Jussara M. Almeida